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Acer Aspire V5-531
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Acer Aspire V5-531 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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The Aspire V5 is thinner and more elegant than ever. It comes in three practical screen sizes (11.6", 14" and 15.6") and a selection of chic colours. Choose the shape and shade that best suit your... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-531 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Aspire V5-531 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V5-531, the Aspire V5-531 has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire V5-531 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V5-531 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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18 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Aspire V5-531's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 17GB/s and 32GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Aspire V5-531 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-531 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Aspire V5-531 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Aspire V5-531 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Aspire V5-531 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-531 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-531.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of this spec and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this type and age the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Aspire V5-531 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-531 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Acer Aspire V5-531 is a two processor thread laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 have between two and three processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst laptops of this age. The processor caches of laptops of this type and age range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Aspire V5-531 has a quite small battery capacity (only 2,500 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average battery capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 3,700mAh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire V5-531 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-531, the Acer Aspire V5-531 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-531 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-531

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-531.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire V5-531 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V5-531.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo B590[plb_2211424_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-531 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-531.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2430283_price] (512GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2843836_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 531b9604g50, 531b9604g50m, 531b9604g50ma, 531b9604g50mak, 531b9604g50makk, acer nxm35ek004, acer v5531b9604g50, acer v5531b9604g50m, acer v5531b9604g50ma, acer v5531b9604g50mak, acer v5531b9604g50makk
Barcodes 04712196367190

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